Trend, Azerbaijan
Sept 2 2014

Turkey, Azerbaijan - strategic partners, Turkish president says

2 September 2014

Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept.2
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:

Turkey and Azerbaijan are strategic partners, Turkish President Recep
Tayyip Erdogan told reporters on the eve of his visit to Azerbaijan.

He stressed that the two countries are bound by not only economic
ties, but also brotherly ties in general, Turkey's TRT Haber TV
channel reported.

Erdogan said that during the visit to Azerbaijan, he will discuss the
economic and political issues, as well as the development of the
bilateral relations.

He underscored that the settlement of the Armenian-Azerbaijani
Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the stability in the South Caucasus is
among the priorities of Turkey's foreign policy.

The president went on to add that his country closely watches the
developments in the South Caucasus and will always support the
stability in this region.